Betulaceae Betula papyrifera Marsh.

Paper Birch

Koyukon - Fiber, Snow Gear

Use documented by:
Nelson, Richard K., 1983, Make Prayers to the Raven--A Koyukon View of the Northern Forest, Chicago. The University of Chicago Press, page 53

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Scientific name: Betula papyrifera Marsh.
USDA symbol: BEPAP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Paper Birch
Family: Betulaceae
Family (APG): Betulaceae
Native American Tribe: Koyukon
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Snow Gear
Notes: Wood used to make sleds and snowshoe frames.

RECRD: 60444 id: 7209